The Life You Deserve

The Life You Deserve

By Gill Barham
Gain clarity and expert advice on the latest science, news and natural solutions for a happy and healthy life. This podcast covers current issues such as coping in the days of corona virus, violence in the home during Lockdown and how to improve your immune system ready for dismount from covid-19 social isolating rules.
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Domestic Abuse in Lockdown - our first Male survivor
Although 1 in 3 women experience abuse in their lifetime, 1 in 6 men do too. This is even more hidden for men as shame and embarrassment play a big part in the hidden world of domestic abuse. Andrew Pain describes his own experience from being a young man falling into a situation that lasted for nearly 10 years. This episode highlights how easy it is to find yourself in a relationship that creates havoc in your family, friendship, personal and work life.  He talks about when and how it started how the abuse escalated  why men don't leave how children affect decisions how to cope after leaving and why you will have to and how to SPOT THE SIGNS in a man you may know He also shares his thoughts on dealing with parental alienation and expectations of the courts, the support he received from social cervices and his life now with his girls and his new family.  Please visit Andrew's TEDx talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HgPICMQLls&t=25s This episode and previous conversations in this series are also available via my youtube channel https://bit.ly/37Vs28E I would be grateful if you could like, subscribe and share and support the #spotthesigns campaign https://www.facebook.com/AbuseCampaign/
38:29
June 23, 2020
Domestic Abuse in Lockdown and beyond #6 Laura-Anne Williams
Listen to the all too common story shared by Laura of how she was to become aware only after the fact, that a former relationship was one that featured domestic abuse. The signs were subtle, not so dramatic but taken as a whole led to her physical and emotional breakdown, PTSD and ongoing mental health issues. This episode is also available on Youtube https://youtu.be/kI-_eb9NSMc #spottehsigns #domesticabuse #PTSD #mentalhealth
49:33
June 9, 2020
Domestic abuse during Lockdown and beyond
This episode features Taz Thornton who is a best-selling author, inspirational business speaker and 3x TEDx speaker, consultant on confidence, personal brand and visibility, and an award-winning coach (UK’s Best Female Coach 2018 — Best Business Woman Awards).   Here she shares her story of being mentally, emotionally and sexually abused by a former partner. She is open about her experience, her sexuality, her feelings and growth through adversity. Taz's story highlights the lack of awareness she had about her situation and that of other people in her life at the time.  One of her programmes focusses on supporting and empowering women who have had similar adverse experiences in their lives.  Taz has been featured on BBC, ITV, in HuffPost, Diva, The Daily Mail and countless other newspapers, magazines and podcasts, as well as being a regular columnist for the America Out Loud talkshow network.   In 2019, she was named as one of the most inspirational businesswomen in the UK. This episode is also available on YouTube  https://youtu.be/-wdB3HKNp9k You can connect with her here www.TazThornton.com Facebook - www.facebook.com/TazThorntonOfficial

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45:47
June 3, 2020
Episode #4 - Domestic Abuse during Lockdown (and beyond)
In todays episode Gill is talking to Helena Georgiou from Cyprus about childhood sexual abuse.  Growing up in South Africa, Helena lived in a remote area with her parents and younger brother. From the age of 3, she was sexually abused by her father, which even her mother was not aware of.  She shares her personal story here in the hope that we will be able to more readily SPOT THE SIGNS of this happening to a child that you may know.  The video version is available to watch https://youtu.be/2ozGcj9APKc
23:09
May 29, 2020
Domestic Abuse during Lockdown - episode 3 with Ruth Drsicoll
Today's episode features a victim of abuse, and now life coach, author and speaker Ruth Driscoll. Ruth shares with us how to spot the signs of someone who may be in a vulnerable position right now, how YOU can offer support  and ways in which a victim can have more control over what is happening. Ruth has created a free resource for women which she is making available through a private women only Facebook group. You can gain access by making a request through her Faceobook page https://www.facebook.com/thelifeliberator/ Please support our awreness campaign by following our page and sharing the podcasts, youtube videos and posters. https://www.facebook.com/AbuseCampaign
54:40
May 18, 2020
Animal abuse in the home during the Corona Virus
How to recognise violence against animals in the home and how this links to human abuse in the home Today's video features Dr Wendy Sneddon talks about how you could help if you see animals being abused and what the relationship is to domestic violence in children and adults, especially during Covid-19 social isolating rules.   Help lines and deaths of women and children have escalated since Lockdown Please watch and share this as much as you can We are keen to raise awareness amongst key workers such as drivers, posties, plumbers, etc who are visiting homes at the moment to #spotthesigns Please subscribe to our page https://www.facebook.com/AbuseCampaign/?modal=admin_todo_tour Dr. Gill Barham is an international award winning author, speaker, speaker trainer, broadcast presenter, Pilates teacher, nutritional expert and advocate for self–care. Dr Gill Barham uses her experience and expertise to run UK Public Speaking and Wellbeing workshops and International retreats. These are designed to improve confidence in speaking from the heart and empowering midlife women to make the most of their “wisdom” years. Gill studied music as her first degree before qualifying as a Registered General Nurse (RGN) in the UK. She has been studying functional medicine for the past 8 years and her transformational work has been recognised with a Doctorate Honoris Causa from the AUGP (Academy of Universal Global Peace) A Peace Award from the UPF (Universal Peace Federation) and she is a member of the ATL (Association of Transformational Leaders) Europe and the WAoFP (Worldwide Association of Female Professionals) Connect with her here: www.drgillbarham.com  Linkedin  instagram facebook twitter
27:36
May 11, 2020
Domestic Abuse during Lockdown - with Seema Dhanak
Alongside the #SpotTheSigns campaign to raise awareness in communities of domestic abuse - Dr Gill interviews Seema Dhanak about how we can offer support to people who are vulnerable in their own homes at this time.  Domestic Abuse crimes have risen since social distancing has been introduced with 14 women and 2 children being killed in the first 3 weeks alone. As we have had to become aware of our own health and wellbeing and more concerned for our loved ones, neighbours, friends and colleagues, this is a good time to think about those that are isolated at home with an abusive or violent family member.  Seema helps us to understand the help available from current support services and what we can safely do as individuals if we have concerns Please share this episode and listen in if you run a single-sex Facebook group whether it has a  business or health and fitness focus  Please follow our page Spot The Signs page on Facebook 
33:38
May 5, 2020
Menopause Mayhem Part 2
The tables were turned for this podcast where I was interviewed by my colleague and hormone specialist Sally Varley. We had just got to the elephant in the room .... Vaginal Atrophy.  In this second part of 2, we also discuss the risks and benefits of HRT . "I so wish someone had told me before about this...  While it may not be the answer for everyone, I believe it's better than being stuffed with anti-depressants. It was soo relatable (sadly). You're one tough cookie!" Kate
38:52
April 29, 2020
Menopause Mayhem - part 1
The tables are turned. IN this episode  I am interviewed by acupuncturist and hormone health specialist Sally Varley. about my long and difficult journey through the stages of the menopause.  "Thanks, Sally, to you and to your friend in particular. At times I felt as if she was talking to me personally esp when she described the symptoms she went through." Kate "Gill is very relatable. Really informative and honest. Thank you both." Alida
36:12
April 28, 2020
Corona LOCKDOWN - self isolating as a family and Mummy guilt
Helen Bartram - owner and creator of The Blossom Academy - lives in Redcar with her husband Neil and 2 children. We discuss how she and the immediate family is dealing with the current lockdown situation and how she is finding her way as a parent suddenly, and constantly,  with a house full! She has some great insights into how we will be changed by this period and why that might be, and shares her personal rollercoaster ride of the last 3 weeks.  https://www.facebook.com/blossomacademyuk/
32:40
April 4, 2020
Social anxiety with Naomi Buffery
Todays episode features anxiety coach Naomi, who as a Mum knows all too well the effects of suffering with social anxiety. Her life has been so different now that has been able to understand why this was in her life and how she could overcome it.  We discuss common symptoms, some may surprise you, what this means for women, especially for Mums and how she now helps women to live The Life you Deserve 
40:00
February 25, 2020
Empowering children, with Eleanor Baggeley
This episode features an ex teacher who saw a need for teaching life skills to children of all ages. Great persona story too.
24:10
December 5, 2019
The life of the midlife woman
This is a TV interview recorded on the 15th November 2019 in London, UK. Dr Gill was a guest on the DMD show with host Christina Bartlett. The show was aired on Sky and Freeview and also featured Debora Luzi, a business mentor and coach. 
30:17
November 27, 2019
Sheila - The Dream Detective, Flower Essences and Stress
This was the  first ever episode of the Vitality Show  I am joined by my special guest, Sheila Balgobin, a native New Yorker. We talk about stress and Sheila shares her thoughts and remedies including her own flower essences.  Stay to the end as we talk about dreams too.
59:00
November 4, 2019
The power of positivity
Today’s episode features Kim Wymer, the East End painter decorator who went from plastered to positive. www.kimwymer.com
37:43
October 15, 2019
Rachel Elnaugh - welcome to our Light-hearted conversation
An eye-opening episode in the series of Light- Hearted Conversations with People of Significance in which I asked the same questions to over 70 guests. Rachel shares snippets of her journey from the successful entrepreneur and Dragons Den star to personal enlightenment, transformational mentor and co-creator of Source.TV.  We discuss punk music, Steve Jobs, avocados, trauma healing, and so much more. 
22:31
October 7, 2019
Philip Chan The 10 Second Maths expert - features in the series of "Light-hearted Conversations with People of Significance"
This is an episode in the series of interviews I held in 2017 based on the format of Desert Island Discs, which is the longest running BBC Radio 4 programme of all time. I asked the 70 participants the same set of questions and most of the guests were not given any warning as to what was coming. the results are hilarious, illuminating and touching at times. There is a book published of the same title with the top 48 interviews transcribed which is available on my website www.drgillbarham.com
34:31
October 2, 2019
Hypnotherapy and empowerment
Today’s guest is transformational hypnotherapist Derek Fraser Crosson. Www.dfcrossonhypnotherapy.co.uk
44:06
September 23, 2019
Stress and the midlife woman - part 2
This is the audio of a series of very short videos which you can find on YouTube - they were recorded in the French Alps and each episode is averaged at 4/5 mins each - best to listen to part one first 
32:37
September 19, 2019
The Heart of a Woman - audio chapter 2
I hope you found the first part of my book ....  although you can dip into to chapters as a when. You can order the kindle version or paper back through Amazon. 
12:16
September 18, 2019
September - energy update
Acupuncturist and nutritional therapist Sally Varley talks to Dr Gill about the autumnal changes that affect our health and well-being
40:26
September 16, 2019
Stress and the midlife woman - audio version 1-7 of 14
This is the audio of a series of very short videos which you can find on YouTube - they were recorded in the French Alps and each episode is averaged at 4/5 mins each 
36:51
September 10, 2019
The Heart of a Woman - audio part 1
When I wrote my first book in 2016, I never expected it to have such an impact on so many people. It was a culmination of all my learnings, experience and research from my work in the field of functional nutrition; using food as medicine and the beginnings of the development of my own holistic mind, body, soul approach to achieving and maintaining optimum health and wellbeing. I hope you enjoy the first few chapters. The book is available on Amazon and on Kindle. 
16:17
September 10, 2019
The Life You Deserve - intro
Introduction to Dr Gill's new podcast series 
05:35
August 22, 2019